IT Project Lead

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Auto-Owners Insurance Company

A career at Auto-Owners is challenging and rewarding.  Our group of caring associates create financial security by helping individuals and businesses make a new start when a loss occurs.

Job Description

We offer a merit-based work-from-home program based on job responsibilities. After initial training in-person, this specific role could have the flexibility to work from home. While associates are able to work from home, they also are expected to come into the office for certain days when projects, meetings, gatherings, or trainings warrant in-person attendance. Please note that we are not currently hiring fully remote positions. All candidates must have the ability to work in one of our tech offices from time to time. Our tech offices are in Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Traverse City, Michigan.

Auto-Owners Insurance, a top-rated insurance carrier, is seeking a motivated individual to join our IT Division as an IT Project Lead. Responsibilities are to manage the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of company projects. The position requires the person to:

  • Coordinate work for projects involving multiple team members
  • Create and execute project work plans to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Help identify resources needed and work with leaders to assign individual tasks
  • Prepare and review project-related documents prepared by the team before passing along to stakeholders 
  • Effectively apply project management methodologies and best practices
  • Perform risk analysis and recommend actions to mitigate risk
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Ensure projects meet stakeholder objectives.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; or several years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. These requirements may be waived or changed at Company discretion based on prior education or experience.
  • Exhibit good levels of organization, communication, and leadership
  • Demonstrated track record of effectively working with individuals from different backgrounds and experience levels.
  • Proven performance delivering high-quality solutions on individual projects.
  • Ability to
    • communicate effectively and possess good problem resolution skills
    • write routine reports and correspondence
    • facilitate team meetings and handle project conflicts within and outside of the team
    • understand complex concepts related to the project
    • Inspire other team members to attain goals and pursue excellence


Auto-Owners offers a wide range of career opportunities, and we are seeking talent that will help us continue our long tradition of success. We offer a friendly work environment, structured training program, employee mentoring and an excellent compensation/benefits package. Along with a competitive base salary, matched 401(k), fully-funded pension plan (once vested), and bonus programs, Auto-Owners also provides generous paid time off including holidays, vacation days, personal time, and sick leave. If you’re looking to do rewarding work alongside great people, Auto-Owners is the place for you!

Equal Employment Opportunity

Auto-Owners Insurance is an equal opportunity employer. The Company hires, transfers, and promotes on the basis of ability, without consideration of disability, age, sex, race, color, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, or any factor contrary to federal, state or local law.

*Please note that the ability to work in the U.S. without current or future sponsorship is a requirement.


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